- By Amy Kilvington
It hit me like a bolt of lightning. There I was, tootling on home in my little blue car, easing the frustrations of the A1079 with the joyful tunes of Capital FM. I was singing along, as you do, imagining myself as a multi-platinum selling rock star, and ignoring the fact that I was out of time, out of tune, and have no observable singing talent whatsoever. But I powered on through, and then I realised.
Music turns us into arseholes.
- By Ruth Peck
With such a competitive music scene in today's society, it seems almost impossible for new bands to become successful or even recognised for that fact. With thousands of young people taking college courses and degrees in music, what make's any of them stand out from another?
- By Nima Baniamer
Any music connoisseur only needs to hear the words ‘Daphne and Celeste’ and ‘Reading 2000’ to suddenly conjure up horror images. Drowned by a crowd of jeers, whose artillery consisted of piss-filled bottles, the Youtube clip of their performance has now simply become folk legend.
Image of Daphne and Celeste taking fire at Leeds Festival 2000, (image compliments of NME.com Reading and Leeds Festivals - 30 great moments)
Originally written by Simon Lock for Mixmag.net
As we mentioned, Cypress Hill and Rusko have teamed up to record a five-track EP due for release later this month, and the pairing have been speaking together for the first time prior to the record's release.